Mount Haggin Wildlife Management Area

  • Mailing Address
  • 3201 Spurgin Road
  • Missoula, MT 59804
  • Contact Information
  • Phone: 406-542-5500
  • Fax: 406-542-5529

Mount Haggin Wildlife Management Area encompasses 56,151 acres.

Management goal: To provide year-round habitat for wildlife, emphasizing moose and mule deer, and to provide public outdoor recreational opportunities.

Hunting opportunities: Archery and rifle hunting seasons for elk, mule deer, white-tailed deer, moose, antelope, and black bear, and upland bird hunting are open to licensed hunters during open seasons. Antlerless elk permits and antlerless B-tags for deer are available through the statewide drawing.

Wildlife viewing: Visitors can see elk, white-tailed and mule deer, moose, antelope, and upland birds from roadsides. Black bears are occasionally observed. Non-game and bird-watching opportunities occur year-round. This Wildlife Management Area is home to a variety of songbirds, raptors, waterfowl, and shorebirds. Furbearers such as beaver, muskrat, and mink are active along lakes and streams. Martens are common in forests and visitors can see coyotes in all habitats.

Driving Directions

Mount Haggin Wildlife Management Area is located in Deer Lodge and Silver Bow Counties, approximately 10 miles south of Anaconda at the base of the Anaconda-Pintlar Mountains. Highway access along MT Highway 274. Main roads open summer and fall as weather permits. Portion open to snowmobiling. Big game winter range closed to motorized traffic from December 1 through May 15.

Area Activities

  • Archery
  • Bicycling
  • Bird Watching
  • Camping
  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hunting
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Tent Camping
  • Wildlife Viewing

Season / Hours Of Operation

  • Season
  • May 15 - December 1

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